Author: Matt Petersen

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UVU Top 10: Dominating runs. Signature wins. Championships.

Here’s a look at the top 10 NCAA stories from the 2011-12 sports season at UVU.   10. Stellar start In 2010-11, the softball team won 20 games.   The 2011-12 version reached that mark at roughly the midway point this season, making for the best start in program history.     9. Cinderella in […]

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Apology in advance to Wolverine spring sports

Nothing is worse than a story that cuts off just as it’s getting good. Unfortunately for UVU spring sports, it’s a yearly occurrence when it comes to their coverage from the UVU REVIEW.   Next week is the publication’s graduation issue, and after that there’s roughly a month-and-a-half layoff before summer issues are produced and […]

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UVU baseball pulls off “greatest victory” over No. 4 Arizona

With two outs in the top of the ninth, 2,014 strong stood up as UVU was on the brink of pulling a huge upset against the No. 4 team in the nation, Arizona. It was not easy to get to that point.   Goose Kallunki started the scoring in the game with a solo homerun […]

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UVU women’s lacrosse edges Utah State

Whether it was the warm sun and the hint of spring in the air, or the fact that this was their first home game, the UVU women’s cacrosse team definitely brought their A-game as they defeated Utah State 14-12 on Saturday.   Within the first few minutes of the game, both teams had scored and […]

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Wolverines complete series sweep of Southern Utah

The Utah Valley University baseball team completed it’s second three-game series sweep against Southern Utah University this year on Saturday afternoon. This will be the last time that UVU baseball hosts SUU, as the Thunderbirds are shutting down their program after the season.   “It’s good to be able to win all of the games […]

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Hatch comes up huge as Wolverines top Sacramento State

Utah Valley University was able to hold off Sacramento State after scoring seven runs in the fourth inning to take the second game of the three-game set on Thursday night.   The Wolverines improved to 8-11 on the season after defeating the Hornets 10-6. Six of their nine starters batted in a run, including shortstop […]

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Utah Valley falls just short at Weber State in CIT first round

Holton Hunsaker’s 3-point attempt as time expired fell just short, and the UVU men’s basketball team lost 72-69 to Weber State at the Dee Events Center in Ogden.   Isiah Williams scored a game-high 26 points for the Wolverines, who came back from 13 down in the second half and had a chance to take […]

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Men’s hoops lives to play another day thanks to CIT berth

Isiah Williams looked like a man given new life. His face, subdued and semi-emotional after Friday’s Great West Conference semifinal loss to NJIT, was trying hard not to smile outright less than two days later.   Extending your college career by one game will do that.   Williams and the UVU Wolverines earned a berth […]

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Johnson finishes career with professionalism, success following move to bench

Head coach Cathy Nixon was desperate. The team was in a tailspin, and she needed to find a source of offense before the season got out of hand.   Jenna Johnson was one of only two seniors on the team, and the only one to play in Nixon’s rotation. She should have been the steadying […]

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Wolverines come up short in GWC final vs. N. Dakota

Two qualities defined the UVU women’s basketball team all season: inconsistency and doing the unexpected. Unfortunately for them, they didn’t show up when the Wolverines needed them most.   The second-seeded Wolverines fell 69-56 to No. 1 North Dakota in the Great West Conference Tournament championship, Saturday night, following a win (Friday’s semifinal victory) with […]

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